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driver is fighting for his life. >> i immediately docked to the ground the second i heard it go off. leon: a neighborhood alert after bullets go flying early sunday morning in falls church. the police say the bullets hit several cars and even a number of homes in the neighborhood. tom roussey spoke with neighbors who live there. tom, what have you heard? tom:
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people could have been hurt by this. this is one of the vehicles that got shot. , the owner, several hours ago. his neighbor was also affected. this car was parked on the street. near the wheel well, it was hit as well. other cars also struck. this family just got this car in december, but now when they open the trunk -- they hear the sound of a bullet rattling around. the car was shot twice early sunday morning. >> it's honestly terrifying. why my car? tom: it was not the only car hit. >> went out through their. said he was adams in his backyard early sunday morning when he heard a popping down the street. >> first thing i thought was a
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tom: than a vehicle came closer. pow, heard thepow, pow, and i immediately ducked to the ground. tom: the car and house was hit. >> this was about five feet from where i was standing outside at the time. somebody could have very easily been killed. tom: fairfax county police and neighbors say that at least four cars were hit. >> as soon as i heard it, i said that's a gunshot. tom: some are changing habits. >> it's not save anymore to go out. >> it's unfortunate, but better safe than sorry. it's like a rude awakening. >> i just want them to catch this person. car, shawn is going through the insurance process. other folks in the neighborhood also going through it. this is where falls church,
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together. this was very early in the morning, so they don't have a suspect description, but they are asking for help from anyone who saw anything unusual in this general area. live in falls church, fairfax county, tom roussey, abc 7 news. leon: thank you, tom. , anotherary situation one come unbelievable video from northwest washington. a man was driving down beats drive when a tree fell and smashed into his car. jay korff checks and live with the story. how was the driver doing? leung, the latest update come a little more serious than we were initially told. life-threatening injuries, which is known to prize considering what you are about to see. this video was taken by d.c. fire and ems personnel just feet from the scene, a massive car came crashing down at 6:00 tonight,
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adult in the vehicle on northbound beach drive, not far from connecticut avenue. a number of good samaritans collectively pushed the tree so the car could move just enough so that firefighters could extricate and rescue the driver. >> the officer who was here first said 30 people at least helped him lift the tree and push the car backwards from under the tree. they were then able to extricate the man who was stuck inside. he was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries right now. jay: that man's name has not been released. beach drive is now back open. jay korff, abc 7 news. leon: thank you, jay. new information about a 911 outage affecting service in the district for several hours saturday night. we now know that an gi
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off 911 service. an alarm signaling a water leak occurred that night and we are told the engineer intended to turn off that alarm. >> we are looking at ways to make sure this does not happen again. leon: the engineer is a contractor and has since been banned from working in any district government building. a bit warm and somewhat humid right now, looking at temperatures in the 70's outside the beltway. inside the beltway, lower 80's as you get up in the morning. a lot of kids back to school, pickup time around 70 degrees. recess time will be in the middle 80's, drop off time near 90 degrees. tropics mayhe impact your travel plans as you move through this week into the upcoming holiday weekend. more on that in just a few minutes. leon:
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separated in the wake of another sexing scandal. separation.e their inner resign from congress 2011 after a similar scandal. he was a longtime top aide to hillary clinton. donald trump called it an example of clinton's bad judgment. a former colleague disagreed. >> i think this is a sad story. anthony weiner is a bit of a weirdo, and hillary clinton did not marry him or hire him. anthony weiner released a --tement saying, the clinton campaign did not,. the police want to know if the man they have in jail is a serial killer. christopher scheibe is accused
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may, her body found near the annapolis mall. scheibe was also charged with the 2012 killing of jessica lee, her body found in pasadena. a grandmother said that scheibe 's confessions to both crimes provides little comfort. >> i hope that he burns in hell. that he goes to trial and he never can hurt anybody else. leon: investigators have not ruled out the possibility that scheibe killed or hurt other people. authorities say he has ties to southern maryland and eastern shore. the police are looking for a man who try to steal a woman's purse on the street and hit her in the head with a rock, all of this in broad daylight. tim barber is live in columbia heights with that story. did they get a good look at these guys? tim: i spoke with the victim's husband tonight. he told me that his wife never solving attack
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the attackers ran down the street, through that park, then disappeared. beautiful architecture, parks, and tree-lined streets. residents say that most of the timeout pleasant lives up to its name. lives up toasant its name most of the time. but there was a dark turn in the middle of last week. >> she was pushed from behind. victim's husband and not what to show his face because the muggers are still on the run. she was not only attacked from behind, but thrown down and hit in the face with a rock. >> my bigger concern is it's a broad daylight attack. her iphone,atched money, and credit cards. >> i heard a shriek and looked out the window and i saw two youths running that way. tim: they are described as 18- to 20-year-old black men, one
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pants. they were last seen running east on irving street. >> is like that do not happen here very often. up 12%olent crime is compared with the same time last year, including 20 assaults. >> she is hurt and banged up, but it obviously could have been a lot worse. tim: the woman did not have to go to the hospital, but she did have a cut lip and bruised arm. if investigators make an arrest, we will let you know. tim barber, abc 7 news. leon: just weeks after her son was shot inside of a mcdonald's near the verizon center, the mother said that her son had taken a turn for the worst. take his pain away, i would. leon: her son was shot in the face august 12. he is in critical condition and deteriorating in the past week. she said if it was not for a stranger there, r
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would have died after crawling out of the bathroom into the restaurant. >> the gentle man who took off a shirt and used it as a tourniquet to try to stop the himding -- he stayed with until the paramedics got there. i have so, so much love for that man. he is truly a hero and an angel. leon: she said from what she has been told, the shooting was the result of a failed robbery. a 15-year-old has been charged with the. there are plenty of issues that need sorting out the first day of school. in montgomery county, one issue will take time and creativity to fixed -- overcrowding. total enrollment right now is 159,000 students. there are three new middle schools and an elementary school in montgomery county that open today. wheaton high school has been completely rebuilt. >> it has in
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school pride, knowing that you are in what the best is the county has to offer. don't want to be the person who did not use the resources you had. leon: this is the gift consecutive year of growth for publicery county schools. they expected to grow another 15,000 in the next five years. in the district, there is free wi-fi service at six metro stations. is free 45 days, there wi-fi at metro center, gallery place, judiciary square, archives, and l'enfant plaza. after the pilot program, metro will evaluate how it goes and decide if it should be continued or expanded. cockpit, two pilots stopped, but it may be a bigger problem than you think. there are ways to keep say. and did chipotle break the law? thousands of workers say yes.
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leon: tonight, we say goodbye to a comedy legend.
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age of 83. he was best known for his roles in willy wonka and the chocolate factory and young frankenstein. family members say that he died of complications from alzheimer's disease. he had previously battled non-hodgkin's lymphoma. united airline pilots accused of being drunk before takeoff. they appeared before a judge in glasscock, scotland, today. they were arrested before their flight took off from glasgow. >> studies have shown that it can have a hangover effect that lasts 14 to 16 hours after they stop drinking. leon: that is one of the reasons why there are strict rules for pilots. the faa says there must be eight hours between their last drink and getting in the caught it. conducts random tests.
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at the second-biggest airport in the country after a major scare. at lax ledgunshots to the evacuation of several terminals and stopped incoming flights. those reports were false, but a man wearing a zorro costume was detained and the sword he was carrying turned out to be plastic. there is nothing criticism of 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick last decision to not stand during the national anthem. some fans burned his jersey in protest. most say while he has a right to protest, it is still disrespectful. nflics include former players and former san francisco coach jim harbaugh. today, the white house weighed in. as wen as objectionable find his perspectives come he is certainly entitled to express them. leon: colin kaepernick said he will continue to sit until more is done to, what he calls,
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the oppression of minorities." 7 on your side with a consumer alert -- thousands of workers are suing chipotle because they were cheated out of pay. nearly 10 dozen people claim the company made them work off the clock. routinelyt said they required workers to punch out and then continue to work until they were given permission to leave. -- 10,000 people made the claim. your fitbit is not waterproof, but that is about to change. the fit that flex 2 is coming out, targeting swimmers. and expect new toys from apple. they are launched a product launch for september 7. they are expected to announce the iphone 7 and a new operating system. in this driver that you will see here, from rogers ford, just north of baltimore. the police say the owner of this car will
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up to find it sitting in a sink all. the calls of the sinkhole was a water main break. steve: we are gearing up for a big holiday weekend. if you are leaving early, going to the outer banks of north carolina all the way to cape lookout, be on the lookout for a tropical storm warning from now for the next couple days as a storm continues to churn off the coast. the good news is this will take a quick turn to the north and east, with little impact on the mid-atlantic aegis. that means nice weather -- with little impact on the mid-atlantic beaches. that means nice weather for the weekend. this tropical storm willa track across florida, impacting the redskins game. more on that, but notice that it stays well to the south of the delmarva beaches and moves off to sea
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which means good weather for ocean city, rehobeth, dewey, and bethany. saturday and sunday, dangerous rip currents. swimmer,e not a good you may want to stay out of the water or be careful. 83 degrees inside of the capital beltway, upper 70's north and west. quiet conditions across the area, staying that way overnight. 72nly clear skies, 65 to with wind out of the northeast at 5. tomorrow morning, a lot of kids getting up to go to school. dress for comfort. upper 70's, low 80's. by the afternoon, for practice and drive time home, it will feel closer to 90 degrees. and we cool down through the evening into the overnight. the futurecast brings in showers well south and west of d.c.
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immediate metro, so no need for an umbrella. we look for temperatures tomorrow to make it to just around 90 degrees with lots of sunshine morning, noon, through the early evening hours. mondayt seven days, 90's through wednesday, back into the 80's thursday thanks to a cold front that will push off the tropical moisture. a nice weekend ahead. saturday, sunday, monday, 83 to 87, nighttime lows into the 60's. we are lucky with all the tropical activity, hardly any impact for us. erin: so a good move by the nfl to move the game? we will explain why the redskins are no longer playing thursday. and bobby mitchell has a message for colin kaepernick.
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and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. erin: we begin with breaking nfl news. because of the expected severe weather, the redskins final preseason game with the buccaneers in tampa bay has been moved up from thursday. it will now be wednesday night at 8:00. moving on to the biggest story in sports, 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick will not stand during the national anthem, in protest of what he feels is unfair treatment of african americans and other minorities in america. earlier this afternoon, robert burton sat down with redskins legend bobby mitchell, who has a message for colin kaepernick. >> i understand how you feel. i get tears just like anybody else. and i might have just gotten
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the street. i still stand. erin: the nationals are on the road again, this time against division rivals philadelphia. tanner roark was on the mountain i come a solid outing. top of the first, former philly jayson werth, his 63rd career home run. the nets led 1-0. that was all tanner roark needed. only four hits allowed in seven shutout innings tonight. nats win 4-0. tanner roark is now 3-0, with a e.r.a. this season against the phillies. one of the players mentioned as the future of american tennis in college park. today, at the u.s. open, the 18-year-old proved the hype is more than just talk.
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channel has the story. steve: the 18-year-old took the first two sets against john isner. the top-ranked american was able to battle back and when the next two sets. the deciding fifth set went to a tiebreak and isner prevailed. he called it the best atmosphere he ever played in. isner moves on. the second day coverage begins at 9 a.m. eastern, 6:00 this effect with " tennis channel live," and mary carrillo's tennis daily is at 11 p.m. eastern. erin: and the orioles lost to the blue jays 5-1 tonight at camden yards. they now trail toronto by four games in the merck in league east. leon: amazon is not the only one looking for drone deliveries.
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leon: move over, amazon, domino's is testing drone deliveries as well. you placed your and then they will text you when the flight is about to arrive. then your pizza is lowered on a tether. no word yet on whether this is headed to the u.s., but we will
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z23cwz zi0z y23cwy yi0y steve: we have a nice day tomorrow, a little warm and humid, near 90 degrees. same on wednesday. showers and thunderstorms late in the day part of a cold front that will sweep through, lowering temperatures into the 80's thursday and friday. the holiday weekend looks fantastic, near 83 to 87, dry and sunny, nighttime lows in the 60's. leon: jimmy kimmel live is next. have a good night.
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>> dicky: from hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- terrence howard. wolf blitzer. and music from bonnie raitt. and now, stay right there -- here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hi, there. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks for coming. i'm glad you're here. because it was a very busy weekend.

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